Folk games in learning

Selvam, Salai (2021) Folk games in learning. Learning Curve (10). pp. 60-62. ISSN 2582-1644

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As a child, I grew up playing folk games happily. I am sure these games shaped my personality and added happiness to my life. I still play these folk games with the children around me. In Tamil society, folk games are a part of people’s daily life. Sangam literature also speaks of countless folk games for children that they played for hours without getting tired; of childhood spent singing, climbing trees, running, hiding, jumping, blindfolding, rule setting and planning for games. Some of these interesting games in Tamil are, kula kulaiyan mundirika, samngili pungili, tic tic, kannaa muuchi re re, pallaanguzhi, tri tri bandham, ottaiya rettaiya, chungik ka, kabaddi and daayam.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Selvam, Salai
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Elementary education, Play and education, Play -- Indian education, Children’s play, Inclusive education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
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